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Juniperus chinensis 'Spiney Greek' /Spiney Greek Juniper

Juniperus chinensis 'Spiney Greek'  / Juniperus chinensis 'Spiney Greek'
Young plants growing in nursery containers
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Young plants growing in nursery containers

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Scientific Name: Juniperus chinensis 'Spiney Greek'
Common Name: Spiney Greek Juniper
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Comments: This juniper has medium-texture, is upright, broad, cone-shaped and has sharp needles. It was one of the first junipers to be introduced to the South. It is very susceptible to spider mites, bag worms, and canker disease.